Novelist Jessie Burton and children's book author Smriti Halls are among the judges confirmed for the 2021 Costa Book Awards, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this... Read more
Indies dominate the Costa Book Awards 2020 category winners, with two Faber & Faber authors among the victors—Natasha Farrant and Ingrid Persaud—along with Monique Roffey, Lee Lawrence, and the... Read more
Susanna Clarke, Julian Barnes and Meg Rosoff are joined by 10 debut authors in the shortlists for this year's Costa Book Awards.
Debbie James of Kibworth Books in Leicester, Leah Wilkins of Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham and Iain Rushworth of W H Smith Travel are among the... Read more
Costa Children’s Book of the Year winner Jasbinder Bilan follows up her spectacular début with a novel about identity, tinged with the magical.... Read more
Costa Coffee has appointed Amanda Johnson as the new director of the Costa Book Awards, succeeding Bud McLintock, who stepped down from the role after... Read more
Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards.
In this week's pictures round-up Tony Robinson visits a primary school in Leicester, while Bart van Es scoops the Costa Book of the Year gong... Read more
Bart van Es' biography The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award.... Read more
Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award, triumphing for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age... Read more